3 Tips To Get Your Book Noticed By Readers

All things to think of once we finish the book and are looking to the next step.

Dan Alatorre - AUTHOR

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I don’t know if the following graphic is true or not; let’s say it is. The sample is the biggest seller of books.

But…

That means a reader is shopping (on Amazon, most likely) in their preferred genre. Doesn’t make sense that they’d read samples on a random basis.

So I assume they are shopping their genre (or not) but THE COVER must be catching their eye or it wouldn’t be ranked so high. That means you need a professional looking cover. Is yours professional looking? Do you know how to test that?

The next highest ranked item is the blurb – pretty much can’t read a blurb without seeing the cover first. It’s hard to scan just for blurbs. The cover makes them pause to read the blurb. The blurb causes them to want more story.

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Then comes the sample, because rarely would somebody read a…

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